"Steel a Knife"
1. Hold the steel firmly in your left hand with the guard positioned to
stop the blade should it slip.
2. Hold the knife in your right hand and place on top
part of steel as shown.
3. Raise back of blade one-eigth of inch.
4. Now, moving the blade only, draw it across the steel
in an arcing curve pivoted at your wrist. The blade tip should leave the steel about
two-thirds of the way down.